Latin America

Communicating Climate Change: A Practitioner’s Guide

Climate & Development Knowledge Network’s (CDKN) guide to communicating climate change offers tips for practitioners to effectively communicate climate change and climate change adaptation and mitigation solutions, with a focus on convincing people of the need for immediate action.  The guide’s geographic focus is on climate communications in the Global South and draws from CDKN’s […]

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Communications Support Guide: Fact Sheet, Case Study, Human-Interest Story, Newsletter

Versión en español sigue abajo The Regional Delegation of the American Red Cross in Latin America and the Caribbean works to ensure effective documentation of our programing in the region and to ensure that we communicate our key messages across different audiences. To this end, the communications team has developed a support guide that sets

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Photo Report: International Day for Disaster Reduction

Versión en español sigue abajo The International Day for Disaster Reduction celebrates the ways in which individuals and communities are reducing their vulnerability in face of disasters and the increase in awareness around the subject. In 2015, #IDDR was celebrated on October 13, under the slogan “Knowledge for Life”, which recognizes the importance of indigenous

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Climate Change’s Impact On World’s Future Food Supply

An infographic released by the United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization details the impact climate change will have global food production in the decades to come. The Inforgraphichttp://image.guardian.co.uk/sys-image… Subscribe to The Daily Conversationhttp://bit.ly/WZnLndJoin the conversation on Facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/thedailyconve…Add TDC to your circles on Google+https://plus.google.com/1001349258045…Follow The Daily Conversation on Twitterhttp://www.twitter.com/thedailyconvo

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Policy Brief: Disaster Risk Reduction in Urban Areas

In the context of urbanisation, disaster risk increases as a result of badly planned and managed urban development, degraded ecosystems and poverty. The Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) processes developed in several Latin American cities show the benefits of making risk reduction an integral part of local development. The importance of good information for risk assessment, government civil society collaboration, and links

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